Category: Health

#Policy Analysis: #Menstruation in #Chhaupadi guideline, #Constitution, #SDG

by Radha Paudel

Abstract: The menstruation is biological phenomena and each woman experience in their lifetime. It is heavily ignored by international human rights declarations and also found same in the national level. MHM (Menstrual Health Management)/MR (Menstrual Rights) is confined under Chhaupadi that doesn’t represent all forms of restrictions and locations where and what girls and women […]

Varieties of Cowshed used for Menstrual Period and childbirth in Nepal !

by Radha Paudel

WUNRN http://www.wunrn.com Action Works Nepal – http://www.actionworksnepal.com/ – Radha Paudel, Founder & President From Radha Paudel in Nepal. “ I am translating and sharing stories on childbirth and periods in sheds which I have been fighting for a very long time. It is published in national online newspapers in Nepali.  NEPAL – CHILDBIRTH IN SHEDS DIALOGUE 2016-12-05 […]

Report on Anti/Chhaupadi Campaign, Gender, Inclusion and Women Empowerment

by Radha Paudel

FYI: I was invited by Sarbodaya Nepal, I do not take a single penny. They took care of my food, accommodation and transport when I was in Jumla. Overall Summary: In order to empower rural women, the series of discussion meetings (Review and Reflection) is conducted in various villages of Jumla districts; Dillichaur for Dillichaur […]

#menstrualrestriction #SDGs, #Constituion2015, #Newaricommunity, #lalitpur

by Radha Paudel

A day interaction program organised with the Newari women leaders from Lalitpur municipality. Discussed gender, gender based violence, menstrual practices and linkages with SDGs and Constitution 2015. They also discussed on roles and responsibilities on it.Among Newari community the following restrictions observed at Lalitpur; Not allowed to enter in Kitchen  Not allow to enter to […]

#Jumlahospital, #C-section, #Bloodtransfusion

by Radha Paudel

When Dr Nilamber Jha was presenting his three years’ experience in Karnali Academy Institute of Health Science as Recter at BPKIHS, Dharan in April 15, 2016,  I was smiling because he was saying that the circumstances of Jumla hospital was so challenging due to local staff’s dadagiri, geography, scary flights, languages and so on. He […]